When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) passed in Congress in 1996, the vote was bi-partisan and overwhelming. In the House, the tally was 342-67. Only the farthest left of Democrats and a handful of Republicans voted against it. A majority of Democrats supported marriage. In the Senate, the vote was even more lopsided and bi-partisan, 85-14. Again, most Democrats backed marriage. In both houses of Congress, the DOMA passed with such strong margins that President Clinton could clearly see the measure had better than "veto strength." That is, if he had vetoed the Defense of Marriage Act, Congress could have...
mulbery Wrote: "I find this so hypocritical - if I own a Buick, its fine. But as soon as you buy one, mine's no good. That makes no sense, unless, of course, I hate you, in which case, I don't want you having anything I have. So why don't you people jsut all join Westwboro Baptist church, and then you can picket same-sex weddings and military funerals." Stupid. SO stupid. mulberry, that analogy is so flawed and so ridiculous, you just managed to reduce the IQ of an entire website. Congratulations.
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